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The Glenn Miller Museum

Brownswood Farm Twinwood, Clapham, Bedford MK41 6AB, England
+44 7914 093552
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The fantastic Glenn Miller & Twinwood Aviation Museums.

Having visited many Wartime Museums all over Europe & The World, I wasn't expecting too much from... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gary B
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Arlesey, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

A really interesting museum, which is packed full of wonderfully crafted displays that captivated... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
owwie567
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London, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Brownswood Farm Twinwood, Clapham, Bedford MK41 6AB, England
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+44 7914 093552
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"brilliant place"
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"admission"
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"ww2"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having visited many Wartime Museums all over Europe & The World, I wasn't expecting too much from this little advertised double Museum! Perhaps expecting a short visit, but as it turned out we left over 3hrs later and in awe of what an amazing place...More

Thank Gary B
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

A really interesting museum, which is packed full of wonderfully crafted displays that captivated our children. There are different WWII museums in different buildings on this old airfield. The Control Tower has the Glenn Miller display on the ground floor, and is restored to resemble...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

An off the beaten track museum, which is to be expected as alot of WW2 bases were in the middle of nowhere, this made it more interesting and given Glenn Miller's disappearance a little bit mysterious, the museum is brilliant, the people running it are...More

1  Thank Giggerz46
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

A wonderful and not well advertised military museum. Visit their Facebook page @ Twinwood Aviation Museum. The cost was 4 pounds for admission, and includes both the Glenn Miller Museum, and RAF Twinwood Aviation Museum. They are now closed for the season, Sunday, 24 September...More

2  Thank TravelerELO
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent at the museum! Excellent displays and really enjoyed the aviation museum! I especially loved the old toys on display and the old street scene which was very realistic! All the museum volunteers were friendly and helpful and do a wonderful job! The...More

Thank Jessica A
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

It's the best place ever to visit there's a pub and good food and the most bilant museum dedicated glen mill era and his band will century come here soon

Thank Julian K
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

I'm a huge Glenn MIller fan and I know that they would not have much actually from Major Miller (for the record, one of his trombones, his hat, and the last remaining bandstand from the USAAF band is at the USAF Museum in Dayton, Ohio)...More

1  Thank Dave C
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

this was our 2nd attempt to visit this museum.the 1st time it was shut(preparing for their big festival).this time my husband rang 1st to make sure it was open!its quite to find but after driving a long bumpy road,we made it!so glad we did,what a...More

Thank hilary d
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Highly interesting museum with some interesting exhibits. It really is best to visit when the Twinwoods festival is on in August and get the full wartime nostalgic experience

1  Thank Abigail G
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

I have visited this museum twice, and I think it's great that it's been put together here to commemorate Glenn Miller as it was from this airfield that he took off on his last flight never to return. However it's a bit sketchy and basic,...More

1  Thank Christine M
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Hopefully this information will help: Saturday viewing by appointment only. Open Sundays and Bank holiday Mondays, except during large festivals, during the August bank holiday and other dates. Viewings on Saturdays also... More
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